Police appeal for witnesses to fatal crash


Police are calling on any witnesses to a fatal crash near Queenstown on Friday afternoon to come forward.

Jennifer Claire Scott, 76, of Cromwell, died after the car she was driving crashed into another vehicle on State Highway 6 at Ladies Mile about 3.45pm on Friday.

The driver of the other car is an 18-year-old man from Auckland who is living in Queenstown. He is in a stable condition in Southland Hospital and is expected to be released in the next few days.

Police today said enquiries were continuing, and they urged any witnesses to the crash to contact Acting Detective Sergeant Grant Miller on 03 441 160003 441 1600.